St Kitts & Nevis Double Salary

| December 8, 2018

In a Statement by Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister o St. Kitts and Nevis on Thursday, December 6, 2018 major changes were announced. The following is quoted from the Statement:

  1. The Poverty Alleviation Programme (PAP) will be launched on December 21st, 2018 when the initial payment of $500 will be made to the responsible person in those households that qualify for this support. The programme is designed to provide this special stipend of $500 every month to vulnerable households that earn less than $3000 per month across St. Kitts and Nevis.
  2. The Cabinet of Ministers, of which I have the privilege of being the Chairman, has considered and determined, based on the excellent assessment of our fiscal health, that Government employees will receive, for a third year in a row, a double salary on December 14th.
  3. The double salary will apply to all employees of the Federal Government, including the Government Auxiliary Employees (GAEs) or non-establishment workers; persons on STEP; pensioners; CFBC, and the NIA.Statutory Corporations, such as SKELEC, SCASPA, NHC, the Tourism Authority, etc., have also been encouraged to make payments to their employees.

The full transcript of the Prime Minister’s speech will be published in this weekend’s St. Kitts & Nevis Observer Newspaper and Democrat Newspaper.


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